Giant opportunity for local business

The Giant Mine Project team is promising plenty of lucrative contracts for local businesses once the next phase of cleanup at the mine site begins. Aaron Braumberger, project team engagement manager with the Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, talked up the approximately $600 million in contract work that lay ahead while meeting...
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Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8295 and